The Victorian Government has officially begun calling for industry submissions on the Federation Square East site.

The Queensland Government has announced that the state’s councils have applied for nearly $1 billion worth of funding from the $80 million Betterment Fund initiative.

A number of top executives from the nation’s business, unions and research community have been appointed to the Australian Government’s Services Leaders Group, with the mandate to provide expert advice on enhancing the international competitiveness of Australia’s services sector.

The manufacturing sector has posted more lacklustre figures, with seven out of eight major sub-sectors recording a contraction in April according to the Australian Industry Group’s Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).

Darwin International Airport (DIA) has confirmed that work will begin on the $60 million expansion of the facility by the end of May this year.

The Victorian Government has announced it has given the green light for a $36 million public transport project for the delivery of increased tram services to Melbourne’s Docklands precinct.

The 12-year boom in engineering works stretching back to 2001 has come to an abrupt halt, according to business research specialist BIS Shrapnel.

The Federal Government has announced the tender to deliver the Pimlico to Teven Pacific Highway upgrade is now open, with interested companies now having until 29 May to submit their bids.

Chinese petrochemical and plastics giant Qenos has officially opened its new $195 million manufacturing centre in Melbourne’s west.

Energy giant Santos has announced it has committed to a $100 million drilling and appraisal program over the coming 12 months in the onshore Mereenie field in the Northern Territory.

Master Builders Australia has come out swinging at the Federal Government’s renewed campaign against apparent abuses of 457 working visas.

The insatiable need for internet speed is continuing to grow, with global internet speeds growing by a remarkable 5 per cent in just four months, according to the latest State of the Internet report released by top-internet boffins Akamai.

The South Australian Government has announced it will contribute $5 million towards the funding of a feasibility study into the proposed upgrade of Nyrstar’s Port Pirie operations.

The Federal Government has welcomed news that over 1 million rooftop solar panels supported by the Renewable Energy Target (RET) have been installed since 2007.

The New South Wales Government has released its official response to the Inquiry Into Construction Industry Insolvency.

The Federal Government has commenced public consultation of a new piece of legislation for a tax loss incentive for major infrastructure projects.

The South Australian and Victorian Governments have formed a united front at the recent Council of Australian Government meeting in an effort to get Federal and State governments to use a majority of Australian made vehicles in their fleets.

The New South Wales Government has called for tenders for the construction of the skytrain section of the North West Rail Link.

Finance and property have come out as the two shining industries of the Australian economy, driving the first lift in business confidence since 2011, according to NAB’s latest Quarterly Business Survey.

Queensland is looking to foot a $2.5 billion clean up bill for the flood events of 2013, according to State Treasurer Tim Nicholls.

Telstra has won a $1.1 billion, six year contract to deliver telecommunications services to Defence.

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